Bergführer Kals

Climbing in Hohe Tauern National Park

If you're seriously considering a two-day ascent to Austria's highest of the high, Grossglockner (3798m) or Grossvenediger (3666m), this team of mountain guides, going strong for the past 150 years, provides expert assistance. Experience is essential. It also arranges other alpine climbs (the Lienzer Dolomites, for instance) as well as ski touring, freeriding, ice climbing and snowshoeing expeditions (call ahead). The website has details.